Slow Cooker Carnitas
Slow Cooker Carnitas recipe that is muy bueno!
Servings: 12 servings
- 4 lbs boneless pork shoulder roast
- 2 cups chicken broth or stock
- 3 bay leaves
- 4 cloves garlic smashed
For the rub
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp Kosher salt
Cut pork into quarters.
Combine ingredients for the rub and really rub it into the meat. All four pieces should be fully coated. Make sure to use all of the rub.
Place pork into slow cooker and add bay leaves and garlic.
Carefully pour chicken stock into the slow cooker without removing the rub from the pork.
Cook on low for 8-10 hours or until fork tender. Should be falling apart.
Carefully remove the pork and shred with two forks.
Add reserved juice as needed to shredded pork to gain desired level of moistness.
Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg